Inspirational Stories

The inspirational stories that drive the work of Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation give a face and passion to the challenge of defeating malignant disease in children.  Do you have a story to share? Please contact our office.

 

Danny – A NVRQT Attitude

Categories: Inspirational Stories, Power of One
Hi, my name is Danny Fariello and I‛m 13 years old. For the past three years, I have been asking for donations for NVRQT baseballs and asking people to write an inspirational message on the ball for a kid with cancer. I give 100% of the donations to the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation to help find a cure. …

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Daniel’s Story – Giving Back

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
It was the summer before his senior year at Indiana University when Daniel noticed a lump on his neck. No one seemed to have the quick answer he was hoping for, that it wasn’t anything to worry about why not look here. A biopsy revealed that the lump was cancer. In June of 2008, Daniel …

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Alexa – Dribble for the Cure Captain

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Alexa, Age 6 Medulloblastoma In January of 2013 Alexa was diagnosed with Medulloablastoma. That same month she had surgery at UCLA to remove the tumor. After recovery and three weeks of physical and occupational therapy, Alexa started chemotherapy treatments. As part of her treatment at UCLA, Alexa received four stem cell transplants. Her chemo treatment …

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Becky Mudd Runs for Gold

Categories: Inspirational Stories, Power of One
In April 2015, Becky Mudd a mother, grandmother, sister and daughter channeled her passion for running to benefit others who are running a marathon of their own – those who fight pediatric cancer. At her own expense and on her personal vacation time, Becky planned out a route from Huntington Beach, California to Parker, Arizona …

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